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Title: British Composers Bliss
Otros títulos: Checkmate
Conversations
Oboe Quintet
Clarinet Quintet
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Arthur Bliss; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Vernon Handley; Melos Ensemble
Código CDU: Bl.03
Forma Musical: Suites, Ballets, Quintet
Abstract: Although outspoken in his support of the post-World War I Parisian avant-garde during his youth, English composer Arthur Bliss ended his long career as a dedicated proponent of a more conservative, neo-Romantic musical aesthetic. Educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge and at the Royal College of Music (where he found his studies with Charles Stanford too stifling), Bliss' earliest music (all later withdrawn and subsequently destroyed by the composer) shows a strong knowledge of and interest in the music of Edward Elgar. After service with the Royal Fusiliers (and later the Grenadier Guards) during the War, however, Bliss' musical aesthetic changed dramatically, and he quickly became known as a thoroughly "modern" composer, owing more allegiance to the exciting happenings on the continent than to the musical life of his own country. His music from the 1920s (such as the Rhapsody for two voices and chamber ensemble) is characterized by unusual vocal techniques, jazz influence, and striking ...


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1. Checkmate (S ... Prologue (The players).mp3 6:41 9.165Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Checkmate (S ... es of the four knights.mp3 4:06 5.627Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Checkmate (S ... try of the black queen.mp3 5:51 8.031Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Checkmate (S ... e red knight’s mazurka.mp3 2:52 3.945Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Checkmate (S ... ony of the red bishops.mp3 2:38 3.612Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Checkmate (S ... ) - Finale (Checkmate).mp3 4:05 5.595Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. I. Conversat ... tee meeting (Moderato).mp3 1:14 1.694Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. V. Conversat ... cus (Allegro energico).mp3 4:34 6.265Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. I. Oboe quin ... Allegro assai agitato).mp3 7:39 10.48Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. II. Oboe quintet - Andante con moto.mp3 6:38 9.100Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. III. Oboe quintet - Vivace.mp3 5:46 7.905Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. I.Clarinet quintet - Moderato.mp3 5:15 7.204Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. II. Clarinet quintet - Moderato.mp3 7:07 9.762Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. III. Clari ... - Adagietto espressivo.mp3 7:41 10.53Mb MPEG Audio mp3
15. IV. Clarinet quintet - Allegro energico.mp3 5:58 8.186Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Checkmate (Suite from the ballet) - Completo.wav 523.5Mb WAV audio wav
Conversations ( ... tring trio) - Completo.wav 134:16:55 115.2Mb WAV audio wav
Oboe quintet - Completo.wav 8:21:29 401.7Mb WAV audio wav
Clarinet quintet - Completo.wav 6:16:00 521.3Mb WAV audio wav
Clarinet quintet - Completo.wav 6:16:00 521.3Mb WAV audio wav

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